'Aren't you English?' said Dan. 'We heard you singing just now.' 'Aha! That was the Sussex side o' me. Dad he married a French girl out o' Boulogne, and French she stayed till her dyin' day. She was an Aurette, of course. We Lees mostly marry Aurettes. Haven't you ever come across the saying:
'Aurettes and Lees,
Like as two peas.
What they can't smuggle,
They'll run overseas'?
'Then, are you a smuggler?' Una cried; and, 'Have you smuggled much?' said Dan. Mr Lee nodded solemnly.
This is from "Rewards and Fairies" "Brother Square-Toes" by Kipling. http://pinkmonkey.com/dl/library1/digi300.pdf
What do the lines below mean? What they can't smuggle, They'll run overseas'?
Does they mean like this? What they can't smuggle will go(fly) over the seas?
I am glad if some one kindly teach me.